Ciara Everard

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Ireland’s Thomas Barr performed admirably in Rio, coming fourth in the 400m hurdles. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Con Houlihan always said he missed most of Italia 90 because he was away at the World Cup. Something feels similarly removed about being in Rio these (...)

Ireland’s Ciara Everard during the 800m heats in Rio. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It would be hard to stage a more contrasting image of these Olympics, Ciara Everard tearfully assessing her elimination from the women’s 800m, just mo(...)

 Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow fly the flag for Ireland in the women’s golf, which gets underway on Wednesday. Photograph: Getty

11.30am: Golf The build up to the men’s golf competition revolved around speculation over who would and who would not turn up, with Rory McIlroy amon(...)

Rob Heffernan is the first Irish athlete to  be  selected for five consecutive summer Olympic Games after being named among a 17-strong team for Rio. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s not the largest ever Irish athletics team being sent to the Olympics but it’s already somewhat historic, Rob Heffernan becoming the first athlet(...)

 Ciara Everard of Ireland competes in the Women’s 800 metres heats during day five of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Ciara Everard and Ben Reynolds found the going tough as they were knocked out of their respective heats in the 800m and 110m Hurdles on day 5 of the I(...)

Irish men’s 800metre champion Mark English has a relatively easy opening heat at the IAAF World Athletic Championships. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho.

(In order of appearance, times Irish) Mark English (UCD AC) – Men’s 800m (heats Saturday, 4:50am) After a rollercoaster summer, emotionally a(...)

Thomas Barr, University of Limerick, (Waterford) after finishing first in the Men’s 400m hurdles with a time of 49.96. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

He was made work very hard for it and then Thomas Barr nailed it, winning the 400 metres hurdles at the 28th World University Games in Gwangju, South (...)

Mark English dips on the line for a second place and qualification for Sunday’s 800m European Indoor Final. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

In some ways qualifying was the hard part, because now that he’s made the 800 metres final Mark English can truly start eyeing up a European Indoor me(...)

Mark English wins his heat of the Men’s 800m, qualifying for tomorrow’s semi-finals. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With a clear signal of both his medal ambitions and tactical cuteness Mark English comfortably qualified for the semi-final of the men’s 800 metres - (...)

Mark English is expected to make it through Friday’s 800m heat where he may attempt to run from the front. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There is a tactical element to 800m running which doubles its value indoors. No one knows this better than Mark English, which is a good thing, becau(...)

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